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A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain

by Butler, Robert Olen

The unspoken legacy of the Vietnam War - the ordeals of the Vietnamese - are powerfully evoked in these fifteen stories, each narrated in a different voice. Pulitzer Prize-winner for fiction in 1993.

Lincoln at Gettysburg, The Words that Remade America

by Wills, Garry

What Lincoln borrowed from the past to shape the future.


by Mccullough, David

takes us on a guided tour of recent history. it is a captivating portrait of the ordinary 'man from Missouri' who became an extraordinary figure in the Cold War world.

The Radicalism of the American Revolution

by Wood, Gordon S.

In a grand and immensely readable synthesis of historical, political, cultural, and economic analysis, a prize-winning historian depicts much more than a break with England.

The Wild Iris

by Glück, Louise

This collection of stunningly beautiful poems encompasses the natural, human, and spiritual realms, and is bound together by the universal themes of time and mortality.


A Thousand Acres

by Smiley, Jane

A successful Iowa farmer decides to divide his farm between his three daughters. When the youngest objects, she is cut out of his will. This sets off a chain of events that brings dark truths to light and explodes long-suppressed emotions.

The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money, and Power

by Yergin, Daniel

An exploration of the economic, social, political, and strategic consequences of our world's reliance on oil, especially with regard to WWI and WWII. Pulitzer Prize winner.

Fortunate Son: The Autobiography of Lewis B. Puller, Jr.

by Puller, Lewis B.

Lewis Puller, the most decorated Marine ever, is a Vietnam vet who lost both legs and parts of both hands in the war. Here is his story.

The Fate of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln and Civil Liberties

by Neely, Mark E.

One of America's leading authorities on Lincoln wades straight into this controversy, showing just who was jailed and why, even as he explores the whole range of Lincoln's constitutional policies.

Selected Poems

by Tate, James

An award-winning gathering of exquisite poems by a celebrated poet.


Rabbit at Rest

by Updike, John

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the Howells Medal, and the National Book Critics Circle Award In John Updike's fourth and final novel about Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom, the hero has acquired a Florida condo, a second grandchild, and a troubled,

The Ants

by Wilson, Edward O. and Holldobler, Bert

Jackson Pollock: An American Saga

by Smith, Gregory W. and Naifeh, Steven W.

A tour-de-force of psychoanalytic biography, this controversial book explores Pollock's Oedipal relationship with his mother and his latent homosexuality.

A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812

by Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher

Drawing on the diaries of a midwife and healer in eighteenth-century Maine, this intimate history illuminates the medical practices, household economies, religious rivalries, and sexual mores of the New England frontier.


The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love

by Hijuelos, Óscar

A Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling sensation, the Mambo Kings play an encore in this reissue timed for the Warner Brothers big-screen adaptation.

And Their Children After Them

by Williamson, Michael Z. and Maharidge, Dale

This book describes about the families engaged in cotton farming in Alabama during the period 1936 to 1986 in the eyes of a reporter and a photographer who visited the place after the Great Depression as a part of Farm Security Administration team.

Machiavelli in Hell

by Grazia, Sebastian De

After giving an engrossing account of Machiavelli's childhood and period of personal crisis that followed his imprisonment and torture, the book turns to an examination of The Prince. 1989 Pulitzer Prize for Biography.

In Our Image: America's Empire in the Philippines

by Karnow, Stanley

Traces the history of the Philippines, discusses the influence of Spain and the United States, and looks at the problems facing the Philippines today.

The World Doesn't End: Prose Poems

by Simic, Charles

These sometimes bizarre and often funny prose poems won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1990 for Simic, who was appointed Poet Laureate in 2007.


Breathing Lessons

by Tyler, Anne

BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Anne Tyler's The Beginner's Goodbye.

A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam

by Sheehan, Neil

Vann, a field advisor to the Army during the Vietnam War, told reporters, including the author, on what really was going on in the field. 1989 Pulitzer Prize winner for non-fiction.

Oscar Wilde

by Ellmann, Richard

The biography sensitive to the tragic pattern of a great subject: Oscar Wilde - psychologically and sexually complicated, enormously quotable, central to a alluring cultural world and someone whose life assumed an unbearably dramatic shape.

Parting the Waters: America in the King Years (1954-63)

by Branch, Taylor

The first volume of a three book series on the civil rights movement during the 1950's and 60's.



by Morrison, Toni

Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby.

The Making of the Atomic Bomb

by Rhodes, Richard

Fascinating, well written story of people, history, science and how the atomic bomb came to be.

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